Canyon State Academy Youth Village sign plan moves forward

A comprehensive sign plan for the Canyon State Academy Youth Village was recently approved by the Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission. The commission in a unanimous vote Jan. 9 approved the plan, requested by John Motley of Canyon State Academy/Rite of Passage, which is on approximately 100 acres at the southeast corner of Hawes […]

Queen Creek Town Council executive session Dec. 5 includes Canyon State Academy

The campus of Canyon State Academy, which offers programs for youth ages 11 to 17, is a topic on the eight-item, closed-door executive session agenda for the Dec. 5 Queen Creek Town Council meeting. The meeting, which is not open to the public, begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Ironwood Conference Room in the […]

RePurposed Thrift Boutique’s pre-Black Friday sidewalk sale Nov. 17

RePurposed Thrift Boutique is hosting a pre-Black Friday sidewalk sale Nov. 17 with proceeds supporting the boys and girls at Canyon State and Desert Lily academies. The sale is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the boutique at 20279 E. Rittenhouse Road Suite No. 100 in Queen Creek. Canyon State Academy, 20061 E. Rittenhouse Road, […]

Canyon State youth businesses help develop students’ career skills

Cafe, barber shop and boutique open to the public     The Canyon State Academy Youth Village enterprise training centers are open to the public. The programs provide opportunities for students to engage with the community while developing and practicing career skills. The academy officially kicked off the training centers on Jan. 29, 2017, when […]

Cancer survivor photos sought for east Valley Relay for Life video

Relay for Life of South East Valley is seeking photos of people who have battled or are battling cancer. The photos will be used in the video that plays during the annual event’s luminaria ceremony, Jamie Morse, the volunteer social media coordinator for the local Relay for Life committee, said in a Facebook message to […]

UPDATE: Canyon State Academy cafe opening postponed to May 14

Editor’s note: Canyon State Academy has postponed the opening of its QC Junction Café to May 14, one week later than originally planned and reported. Righteous Rolls may soon become the newest standard in local fast-food service, at least if the students at Queen Creek’s Canyon State Academy have any say on the topic. Opening to […]

Relay for Life committee meeting is Feb. 9

People interested in participating in the Relay for Life of South East Valley are invited to attend a committee meeting tonight, Feb. 9. It will begin at 6 p.m. at Canyon State Academy, 20061 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek. The relay itself will take place Nov. 11 at Canyon State Academy, according to the relay […]

Canyon State ‘Village’ to hold ribbon-cutting Jan. 29

Officials at Canyon State Academy invite the public to attend a ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new project they hope will provide its students with the necessary skills to not only get a job but also to navigate the real world after graduation. At noon on Jan. 29, Canyon State Academy will hold […]